Unigestion has expanded its sales team with the appointment of Cyrille Urfer as head of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Institutional Clients Middle East.
Urfer joins Unigestion from the Public Investment Fund based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he was head of Global Public Markets. He has over 25 years of financial services experience, having held roles in investment strategy, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Unigestion, Urfer held roles at the Abu Dhabi Investment Council and Credit Suisse among others. He will relocate and will be based in Geneva.
Dominik Kremer, head of Business Development, Unigestion, said: "Urfer's appointment signals our global growth ambitions and our commitment to providing Sovereign Wealth Funds and investors in the Middle East with unique investment solutions. This sophisticated group of investors have unique and challenging needs of which Urfer has first-hand experience in addressing, which will help us to increase our reach and strengthen relationships in the region."